NanoInnova Technologies is a spin-off company of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
It is located at the Madrid Science Park in one of the most dynamic scientific business
areas in the north of the city. NanoInnova Technologies designs, develops and commercializes
instrumentation and nanostructured surfaces for research groups at the cutting edge
frontier of nanotechnology. Our technology is built on the expertise and scientific
leadership of our co-founders. Our development projects are driven by our deep knowledge
of the needs research labs have. This allows us to design practical solutions conceived
by researchers for researchers.
Rafael Ferritto, PhD; executive-MBA
Co-founder and General Manager
Rafael Ferritto has an extensive 13-year career as scientist and manager in the
R&D pharmaceutical industry at GSK Italy and Eli Lilly Spain. He served at Lilly
as Head of Synthetic Technologies during four years, and as Research Advisor until
early 2010. He holds a Chemistry PhD by the University of Lausanne, Switzerland
(1995) and an Executive MBA by the business school Madrid’s Instituto de Empresa
Co-founder and interim management partner
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Scientific Advisory Team
Felix Zamora, PhD; Professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Felix Zamora is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Universidad Autónoma de
Madrid. Professor Zamora is a world leader in the field of nanomaterials. Part of
his work is built on the development of carbon nanotubes and surface graphene synthesis
by CVD techniques. He is co-author of more than 70 scientific publications and several
book chapters and review articles.
Julio Gómez-Herrero, PhD; Professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Julio Gómez Herrero is Full Professor of Physic at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
Professor Gómez has developed his extensive career in the field of Scanning Probe
Microscopy. Currently he leads a team obtaining breakthrough results on graphene
and SWCNT rearch. Professor Gómez-Herrero is co-author of more than 100 scientific
publications in international journals with relevant contributions. He has published
in Nature, Science, Nature Materials, Nature Physics, Physical Review Letters etc.
In addition to his academic CV, he is also co-founder of Nanotec Electrónica, a
leading company in the AFM microscopes international market.
Tomás Torres, PhD; Professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Tomás Torres is Full Professor and Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry at
the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Professor Torres’ group is a multidisciplinary
team, which currently consists of twenty five researchers with diverse backgrounds
in chemistry, physics and material sciences. Torres’ team accounts for over 20 years
of experience in the areas of Supramolecular Chemistry and Molecular Organic Materials.
He is co-author of more of 300 scientific publications and 34 patents.
NanoInnova Technologies’ awards
Our business project has been submitted to different entrepreneurial competitions
under the names of NAXON and NANOINNOVA
- 3M foundation & CIADE 2008 award to the best Science and Technology project, “VI
Premio al Emprendedor Universitario”.
- Best young entrepreneurs award in 2008, “Bancaja Jovenes emprendedores”
- Madri+d best Science and Technology oriented business idea in 2008. “Premio madri+d
ex aequo a la mejor Idea Empresarial de Base Científico-Tecnológica.
NANOCAE PROJECT: The Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism under "Plan Nacional de Investigación Científica, Desarrollo e Innovación Tecnológica 2008-11". Expediente TSI-020100-2011-300.
Parque Científico de Madrid
Calle Faraday, 7
Phone: +34 659 31 82 95
Fax: +34 91 188 07 56